Thoughts on: The Coldest City by Antony Johnston (art by Sam Hart)
4 Stars , Fiction , Graphic Novels , Latest Posts / January 7, 2012

About: The Coldest City by Antony Johnston (art by Sam Hart) is a graphic novel taking place during the Cold War in Berlin, Germany. Mr. Johnston has worked on several high profile comic book projectsincluding Daredevil, Queen & Country,Wasteloand, Wolverine and more. 176 pages Publisher: Oni Press ISBN: 1934964530 My rating for The Coldest City – 4 Great price on this graphic novel from Amazon through the Man of la Book Affil­i­ate Account Check out this & more World War II books on Man of la BookStore Thoughts: The Coldest City by Antony Johnston (website | Twitter) with art by Sam Hart(website) takes place two weeks before the Berlin Wall came down. The graphic novel is a spy thriller and uses the pictures to tell a story which is exciting and well paced. The art and dialogue of the book is done in a noir style, one could almost hear the music blazing in the background. The panels are full of shadows, as is the story, and the eeriness of Soviet controlled Berlin comes through. The story telling is very good, I don’t know if I had the final version since the publisher sent me an ARC. The art was in black and white which, I felt,…

Thoughts on: Mission to Mach 2 by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage

About: Mission to Mach 2: A Fighter Pilot’s Memoir of Supersonic Flight by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage is Mr. Haney’s memoir about his military career. The memoir mostly focus on Haney’s fascinating Air-Force career. 228 pages Publisher: Mcfarland ISBN: 0786463163 My rating for Mission to Mach 2 – 4 Buy & Save on Mission to Mach 2 through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle| Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK Thoughts: Mission to Mach 2: A Fighter Pilot’s Memoir of Supersonic Flight by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage is an exciting book, very readable and engaging. Earl Haney, known in the Air Force as Mr. Earl, flew supersonic jets during the Cold War, Vietnam and afterwards. Mr. Earl was a pilot in an amazing time, even though let’s be honest, is there really not an amazing time to be a fighter pilot? The age of supersonic jet planes was matured during Mr. Earl’s service and he got to fly many of the new airplanes putting himself in mortal danger and his courage and stamina stretched to their limits. Mr. Earl also tells about his time in the world famous “Thunderbirds” where he flew the F-100 plane, as well as exciting stories from his combat days, test…

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